CA Employers Not Required To Reimburse Employee For Safety Shoes That May Be Used Outside Of Work
Labor Code §2802 requires employers to reimburse employees for work-related expenses.
New Limitations In Confidentiality In Sexual Harassment Settlements
As of January 1, 2019, California law prohibits a settlement agreement from including a confidentiality provision that prevents the disclosure of factual information pertaining to civil or administrative complaints of sexual assault, sexual harassment, or workplace harassment, or discrimination based on sex. Any provision in a settlement agreement entered into on or after January 1, 2019, that prevents the disclosure of such information will be considered void as a matter of
CA Bill To Change Gig Economy?
A 2018 decision by the California Supreme Court in the landmark case Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles made it much more difficult for companies to misclassify workers as independent contractors versus employees. Most labor laws in CA do not apply to independent contractors (think Uber drivers, Amazon delivery and Door Dashers...) meaning only employees get the full protection of California's strong labor laws. Now a Democratic assemblywoman from